The Owls made only two field goals in the first half, hitting 10 of 20 free throws to keep in sight of the Kodiaks. MMK closed the gap in the third before turning up the defensive pressure and holding CAA to just 4 points in the fourth.
Mary M. Knight’s Kaylee Sowle lead all scorers with 13 points. Jaycee Valley added 11. Mary Koonrad chipped in 7. Angela Diggle and Jadyn Davidson each scored 4. And Lillian Crawford had 2.
The girls from Matlock continue play in the Class 1B Southwest District Tournament on Monday. The Owls face Naselle at 4:30 PM. The game is being held at Castle Rock High School.